Initially reported by Paul Domowitch with the Philadelphia Daily News, who would later delete his tweet, Cincinnati was eventually confirmed by Joe Reedy as the next featured featured team on Hard Knocks this year.
Other sources have confirmed the news.
Got confirmation this morning #Bengals are doing Hard Knocks again. Went to playoffs last time. Do u think its a good thing this time?— Brad Johansen (@bradjohansen) June 15, 2013
Looks like Bengals are next team to be featured on HBO’s "Hard Knocks". Welcome back to the show and the team.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 15, 2013